Lauren Drake Managing Director

Lauren Drake

Lauren Drake is a Managing Director in our Partner Practice Group, based in our Washington, D.C., office. She specializes in representing and placing partners and groups into top global, national, regional and local law firms in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

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Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Lauren spent more than 16 years with McKinsey & Company, an international management consulting firm. During her tenure there, she oversaw client, people and knowledge development for the Strategy and Telecommunications practices. Her last role at McKinsey was as the Global Head of Experienced Hire Recruiting.

Before joining McKinsey, Lauren practiced telecommunications law in Washington, D.C., representing clients in corporate transactions and in administrative matters before the Federal Communications Commission.


College of William and Mary Law School: J.D.

Regional Moot Court champion; national finalist and top orator

University of Virginia: B.A.


Women in Law Empowerment Forum – Washington, D.C., Global Advisory Board

Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Chapter